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Study Abroad Adviser: Shire, Taylor Cumulative GPA: 3
Language of Instruction: English, French Host Country Language: French
Online Course Catalog Available: Yes Sponsor: Iowa State
ISU Course: EXPRO Program Type: Exchange
Program Description:
La Rochelle Business School
Reciprocal Student Exchange in FranceLaRochelle1

This ISU exchange allows Iowa State University students to spend a semester or full academic year at La Rochelle Business School, located in La Rochelle, France, while a La Rochelle student comes here for a comparable period of study. You will pay ISU tuition and fees and receive tuition credit at La Rochelle.

Admission Requirements
You must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have been admitted to the professional program. You must be in good academic standing and not on academic or disciplinary probation. You will apply for the program through ISUAbroad, including submission of academic transcripts and two letters of academic recommendation.
About La Rochelle
La Rochelle Business School is accredited by AACSB International (Associate to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and the bachelor in international management and master in management programs are EPAS (awarded by the European Foundation for Management Development) accredited as well.

As a tourist destination and an eco-pioneer, the city of La Rochelle has wisely capitalized on its natural assets (nautical and foods industries, urban ecology and tourist events). This vibrant town has more than 10,000 students, teachers, and researchers who make the Minimes university caLaRochelle3mpus a lively place. On the Minimes campus, students have access to a university library and a magnificent multimedia library, as well as university restaurants, student residences, sports complex, and a 12 screen cinema.

La Rochelle enjoys almost as much sun annually as the French Riviera and boats green areas, beaches, and limestone cliffs. With more than 3 million visitors each year, La Rochelle is the 3rd largest tourist city in France. La Rochelle has a spirit of openness and attracts many entrepreneurs. The city's ports (for both leisure and trade) make it a major feature of France's Atlantic shore.

Courses of Study
La Rochelle Business School offers a full range of business and language classes. La Rochelle works on a program basis, so you can choose the program that suits you best. If you find there are too many courses or one or two of no interest in the program you select, these may be deleted once arrived at La Rochelle to give you the right amount of credits. ISU students are required to take a full-time credit load at La Rochelle (12 ISU credits).
La Rochelle ECTS ISU Credits       
1.00 0.50
1.50 1.00
2.00 1.00
2.5 1.50
3.00 2.00
3.5 2.00
4 2.50
4.5 2.50
5.00 3.00
5.50 3.50
6.00 3.50
6.50 4.00
7.00 4.00
7.50 4.50
8.00 5.00
8.50 5.00
9.00 5.50
9.50 5.50
10.00 6.00

List of Programs and Academic Courses

La Rochelle offers multiple types of accommodation including host families and apartments (individual or shared).
Accommodation Information

Students must complete two applications. First complete the ISU study abroad application and once nominated, complete the Exchange Application form on the La Rochelle webpage.
La Rochelle Exchange Application


This program is currently not accepting applications.